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Updated Jul 21, 2021

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Anonymous Employee in Colombo

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I applied online. I interviewed at The World Bank (Colombo)

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Very well structured, clear and very technical- typically 1-2 hours timing and panels of 5-8 people from various background. Can ask questions ranging from technical to skills to people skills and management.

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Anonymous Employee

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Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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Started with a conversation, submission of a writing sample, and then a technical task. It depends on the the Task Team Leader, though. Everyone does it differently. When you're already in the system getting other consultant work is pretty easy.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Negative Experience
Difficult Interview
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Probably the most challenging interview process that I have ever gone through. Interview lasted the entire day. First, I did a panel interview, then a group activity, followed by a timed essay.

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  • Part of the interview included a group activity in which interviewees were observed by the interviewers.
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview
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I applied online. I interviewed at The World Bank

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Routine interview before a panel of 3 people. The difficult portion of this interview was the skills test (if you are applying for a job that requires you to speak/write in another language, be prepared to be tested on your linguistic skills).

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  • Tell us about a time where you were involved in a dispute at work and how you went about it.
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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
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I interviewed at The World Bank

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what is your prev experience in data analysis, make an example? what are the skills being used in the data analysis? what are the challenges and how did you solve it?

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  • what is your prev experience in data analysis, make an example? what are the skills being used in the data analysis? what are the challenges and how did you solve it?
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Neutral Experience
Average Interview
Application

I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at The World Bank

Interview

Panel interview and a test. Some interviewers were late, so didn't have time for the interviewee to ask questions to the panel. Selection result was sent the third week after the interview.

Interview Questions
  • Behavioral questions and questions related to the role. The questions are super broad, without clear direction and instructions.
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview
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I applied online. I interviewed at The World Bank

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The interview process consists of recruiter contacting you and schedule technical interview with the project managers of the company. It was all remote (with camera and mic.). The projects managers were very polite to me.

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  • Q: What happens if the MTU is above 1500 Q: How would you troubleshoot a connection
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Anonymous Interview Candidate

No Offer
Positive Experience
Difficult Interview
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Very Competitive , 3 to 4 stage Included a Technical review, screening interview and then a panel interview. Process took around a year. Still looking forward to the result to be announced. Process started in June 2020 ang going on till july 2021

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Anonymous Employee

Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
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I applied online. The process took 6 months. I interviewed at The World Bank

Interview

3 stages interview and after preliminary selection go through a security process. In response to job application a sort list of 6 candidate selected. In phase one 4 candidates eliminated. Second interview identified the preliminary candidate for an offer. Last interview salary negotiations and discuss about the security clearance.

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Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY

No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview
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I applied through an employee referral I interviewed at The World Bank (New York, NY) in Jun 2021

Interview

I had a virtual interview with team members who asked questions in turns. Mostly behavioral question about interest in position, team and world bank. Technical questions related to the specialization and topic.

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